Luxury Group Accommodation Scotland

Balvonie:  To reserve this property call 01242 285 755

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Balvonie House

Lavish home with spectacular spaces and sea views
Sleeps 22 – 26 in 11 Bedrooms including 1 Ground Floor Bedroom

  • 1 Ground Floor Twin En-Suite
  • 1 4 Poster Double
  • Master Bedroom with 7ft Bed & 2 Day Beds
  • 3 Double En-Suite
  • 3 Double Bedrooms
  • 1 x 4 Single Beds En-Suite
  • 1 Bunk Room En-Suite
  • 1 House Shower Room
  • 2 House Bathrooms
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Games Room
  • 7 Seater Hot Tub
  • 2 Pets Welcome
  • Free Wifi

We regret we do not accept Stag Parties

In Detail

Detailed Description

Palatial 11-bedroom house in the village of Skelmorlie, less than an hour’s journey from Glasgow. With plentiful guest rooms and stylish living spaces to stretch out in, this majestic home welcomes larger groups into its unique ambience of modern opulence with fun design touches.

Your stay at Balvonie House puts you within easy reach of islands, castles and golfing, making this home a comfortable base for an active break in the Ayrshire countryside. But the home’s grand living spaces, seven-person hot tub, and uniquely designed guest rooms mean you may not want to budge from your elegant perch overlooking the sea and the charming village.

Living Spaces:

The large entrance hall welcomes guests with a wood burning stove and comfortable seating. Exposed beams, polished wood floors and jewel-toned furnishings create an ambience of modern luxury throughout.

In the spacious sitting room you’ll find a cosy open-fire, cinema-style TV, and plenty of sofas and chairs.

The huge kitchen is kitted out for epic entertaining; you’ll find two ovens, induction hob, seating for 14, large fridge and freezer. The adjacent dining room is flooded with natural light and provides seating for 22.

A games room provides plenty of entertainment, including snooker table, flat-screen TV, Xbox and selection of children’s toys.

A utility room contains an additional fridge/freezer, washing machine and dryer.

Ground Floor Bedrooms:

Bedroom 1: This bedroom is a twin, with en-suite wet room, making it wheelchair accessible. (A ramp can be provided at the front door on request.)

First Floor Bedrooms:

Bedroom 2: This guest room is fit for royalty with its four-poster king-sized bed, adjacent bathroom with sea views, bath and walk-in shower, plus spacious dressing area.

Bedroom 3: This lovely double bedroom features an en-suite bathroom with charming teardrop-shaped tub and walk-in shower.

Bedroom 4: This guest room is the largest, with a seven-foot Emperor-style bed, two large chairs and day bed with trundle, suitable for two children.

Bedroom 5: Bunk beds, brightly painted walls and en-suite shower room make this a great room for younger guests.

Bedroom 6: This bedroom has a double bed.

Bedroom 7: With a king bed and a walk-in shower in the en-suite bath, along with a freestanding slipper bath, this indulgent bedroom is a delight.

Bedroom 8: Another double bed in the seventh bedroom, this one with a brass headboard.

Bedroom 9: Wooden double bed in this classic bedroom.

Bedroom 10: Four single beds furnish this room, which accesses an en-suite bath with a walk-in shower.

Bedroom 11: Double bed and en-suite bath with freestanding slipper bath.

Throughout all bedrooms, find stylish design features like funky wallpaper, subway tiles, elegant light fixtures and sumptuous soft furnishings.


On the extensive grounds you’ll find an irresistible seven-seater hot tub with views out to sea. Dining al fresco is easy, thanks to the on-site Gas BBQ and outdoor seating. And children young and old will enjoy the bubbling stream and enchanting tree house. (Amenities are used at your own risk; children require supervision.)

Enjoy an unforgettable holiday, with plenty of room for friends and family, at Balvonie – a special home by the sea. 


Gas central heating.
Open fire in the sitting room and wood burner in the hallway.
Cinema Screen TV and DVD in the sitting room.
Large screen TV and DVD in the games room.
Both TV’s have a full Sky package.
2 Cots and High Chairs
2 Pets welcome.

There is a caretakers flat adjoining the house, it has it’s own separate entrance and is not used all the time.

Location & Places of Interest

Location & Places of Interest

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Places of Interest

Bute – Wemyss Bay (walking distance)
Cumbrae  – Largs
Dunoon   – Gourock

Mount Stuart – Isle of Bute
Culzean Castle & Country Park – Ayr
Dumfries House – New Cumnock
Newark Castle – Port Glasgow
Portencross Castle  – Portencross
Kelburn Castle & Country Park – Largs
Benmore Botanic Gardens – Dunoon

Largs Yacht Haven – Largs
Kip Marina – Inverkip

Fly Fishing
Fairlie Moor Fishery
Loch Thom Visitor Centre
New Haylie Fishing Loch 

Skelmorlie Golf Club – walking distance
Largs Golf Club
Greencock Golf Club
Gourock Golf Club

Other Things to Do
Scotsail condensed sailing tuition – Largs
The Waverley Paddle Steamer
Greenock Cut Vistor Centre – Loch Thom
Ayrshire Coastal Path
Skelmorlie Royal Observer Corp WWW1 Bunker (restored)
Diamond Beauty – walking distance
Kayaking/Canoeing – Cumbrae Sports Centre
Bicycle Rental – Cumbrae
Diving – Largs PADI Dive Centre

Annual Festivals
Viking Festival – Largs
Country & Western Festival – Cumbrae
Largs Music Festival – Largs
Kelburn Garden Party July 3-5th
Kelburn Psychedelic Forest Disco May 9th

Places to Eat

The Catch at Fins Seafood – West Kilbride
Scotts – Largs Marina
Lounge – Largs
Seaview Bistro – Wemyss Bay (walking distance)
Fusion – Gourock

Check Availability & Book

Check Availability & Book





    Osprey Catering
    For bookings please contact: 01475 634077

    Alternatively you can also contact:

    Yvonne McGovern: 07905 693944

    Don McGovern: 07930 650734

    Email: *protected email*

Gourmet evening menu

Champagne and a selection of canapés on arrival


Oysters in a light saffron froth


Roast chicken and tarragon consommé


Paupiettes of sole filled with lobster mousseline served with a chardonnay butter sauce


Medallion of beef fillet topped with a goose liver pate and served on a herb crouton with madeira jus


A platter of wild strawberries and fresh vanilla bean sabayon with an almond biscuit


A selection of Scottish cheese with highland oatcakes

Tea or filtered coffee with hand made tablet

Gourmet Evening Menu 2


Cream of tomato and pepper soup


Baked goats cheese served with an orange and onion marmalade and rolled in a wholemeal crumb


Pork and apple terrine with a pineapple compote


Breast of chicken in a roast pan gravy garnished with concasse and tarragon


Salmon with herbs, mussels, and a saffron cream


Individual mushroom charlotte

All mains are served with a selection of market vegetables and potatoes


Chocolate cake with branded oranges and crème fraiche


Individual strawberry tart

Filter coffee or tea


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